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5 things to do with your new Android phone

You’ve just unwrapped your very first Android phone. Congratulations! Here are some of the first things you should do with your shiny new phone.

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Pixel 2 Battery: 0 to 100% in 96 minutes

People like to point to the battery capacity as the one and only thing that matters, but there’s more that goes into the equation. One part that often gets overlooked is how quickly the phone can be recharged.

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Phan Favs: The Best Messaging App for Android [RESULTS]

We asked you to tell us which messaging apps you use. These apps could be used for SMS, instant messaging, video chat, or all three. After one full week we have tallied the votes. Here are your picks!

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4 Reasons not to buy an Android TV with Chromecast built-in

While smart TV makers are keen on wowing you with the promise of “Netflix and Chill” at the click of a button, we’re going to buck the trend and take the stance that you shouldn’t buy an Android TV with Chromecast built-in.

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Pixel 2 Battery Life (First 24 Hours)

The PIxel 2 has a 2700 mAh battery, which sounds pretty small, but that doesn’t necessarily mean it will have bad battery life.

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Facebook’s new subscription tool will be Android exclusive

Facebook’s new subscription tool will launch exclusively on Android after the social media giant failed to agree on terms with Apple. The service will allow news publishers to put up paywalls for some of their articles.

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How to turn your Android phone into a dash cam

A dash cam is a camera that sits on the dashboard of your car and constantly records video. Since every Android phone has a camera, you already have a dash cam just waiting to be set up.